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Distribution Center Supervisor

Company: Pet Food Experts Inc
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: June 11, 2022

Job Description:

Pet Food Experts (PFX) has been putting people first for over 80 years. As a fourth-generation, family-owned business, headquartered in Pawtucket RI, PFX has grown to be a leading distributor of pet food and supplies servicing over 5000 independent pet retail locations in 40 plus states nationwide. PFX is an award-winning, relationship-driven, service innovator delivering best-in-class customer experiences that create long-term success and sustainability for its partners and industry at large. We are looking for a full time Warehouse Operations Supervisor to join our team in Des Plaines, IL.Benefits and Perks of joining the PFX Team:

  • Full benefits package offered after the first month of employment (medical, dental, vision and life insurance)
  • Flexible approach to personal time off that is non-accrued and paid holidays
  • 401(k) matching program
  • Employee discount on pet food & supplies
  • No scheduled weekends!SCHEDULE: Monday - Friday, 1:00pm until work is completedCOMPENSATION: $55k - 60k per yearPOSITION OVERVIEWThe Outbound Operations Supervisor is a hands-on role which oversees shipping of the company's products. The successful candidate will have a positive, problem-solving attitude, be innovative, and results-oriented and lead by example. Hands-on warehouse management experience essential!SUMMARY OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
    • Manage warehouse activities including coordinating a smooth and consistent operation, ensuring product is distributed in an effective and efficient manner as needed to satisfy internal and external customer delivery requirements
    • Plan and coordinate employee work; train and motivate, monitor and evaluate performance of a warehouse team
    • Ensure team members' abilities to accurately perform essentials functions of the warehouse jobs while fostering a high degree of morale within the team
    • Provide appropriate level of hands on instruction and direction to ensure employees have clear path to operational success
    • Maintain a personnel structure and staffing level to accomplish the warehouse distribution goals
    • Assist in the recruiting, hiring, promoting and terminating processes, as needed
    • Review employee performance and provide feedback and suggestions for improvement
    • Develop and maintain a continuous training and cross training program to accomplish the warehouse mission in a safe, effective mannerKNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
      • High school diploma or equivalent required
      • 3 to 5 years of experience in warehousing, shipping/loading in a distribution environment, with 2 years of direct supervisory experience
      • Certified to operate warehousing equipment including forklift, reach truck, and electric ride on jack
      • Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions
      • Strong working knowledge of company WMS and computer proficiency to utilize time and attendance system and Google G Suite office applications
      • Knowledge of bar code technology, voice-directed order selection, and electronic data interchange preferred
        • Any offers of employment are contingent upon passing a required background checkIf you are qualified and excited about this opportunity, please apply by clicking on "Start Your Application" below or visit our website www.petfoodexperts.com and click on our Careers page to complete an application. We are not able to speak to all applicants personally, however, if we would like to reach you, we will contact you directly. Thank you for your interest!Pet Food Experts is an equal opportunity employer. Pet Food Experts does not discriminate in employment on account of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, age, sex (including sexual harassment), sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, military status or unfavorable discharge from military service.

Keywords: Pet Food Experts Inc, Des Plaines , Distribution Center Supervisor, Professions , Des Plaines, Illinois

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